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Carbon Hill, Alabama

Carbon Hill is a city located in Walker County, Alabama. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 2,071.


\nCarbon Hill is located at 33°53'26" North, 87°31'28" West (33.890690, -87.524307)
1. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.5 km² (5.6 mi²). 14.3 km² (5.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.90% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 2,071 people, 880 households, and 579 families residing in the city. The population density is 144.6/km² (374.3/mi²). There are 1,017 housing units at an average density of 71.0/km² (183.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 89.43% White, 8.74% Black or African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 1.45% from two or more races. 1.01% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 880 households out of which 28.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% are married couples living together, 15.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% are non-families. 31.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.28 and the average family size is 2.85. In the city the population is spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 81.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 77.1 males. The median income for a household in the city is $20,861, and the median income for a family is $25,556. Males have a median income of $23,241 versus $15,170 for females. The per capita income for the city is $12,100. 24.0% of the population and 23.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 30.7% are under the age of 18 and 20.5% are 65 or older.